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Lake Garda Isopod "Giant", (Armadillidium tirolense "Lake Garda, Giant")

Lake Garda Isopod "Giant", (Armadillidium tirolense "Lake Garda, Giant")

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Number of Isopods

5 in stock

Common name - Giant Lake Garda Isopod
Scientific name - Armadillidium tirolense "Lake Garda, Giant"

Care Parameters:
- Temperature: 18-26 °C
- Humidity: medium
- Ventilation/Airflow: medium
- Difficulty: easy

The listing is for 1x animal, of a large species of isopod (rolypoly/pillbug/woodlice). This species is new to the UK hobby, and it is highly-sought after by breeders for its contrasting black and neon yellow/white markings, and for its humongous size (the original wild stock being 2.4cm in length).

This is a special bloodline originating from a European hobbyist who found a population at a certain location by Lake Garda that reaches a larger size than the other A. tirolense localities available in the hobby. This special line also has larger and more vibrant yellow & white markings on their bodies.

These are CAPTIVE BRED in my collection, with this stock originating from an undisclosed location around Lake Garda, Italy. When a group is purchased, the isopods sent will be an assorted mixture of ages and sizes, to ensure a good start to a breeding colony.

The isopods feed on a variety of forest materials such as decaying wood and leaf litter. Additional supplements such as calcium (limestone/cuttlefish bone) and fish food should be offered as part of their balanced diet.

UK - Royal Mail Standard (NO live arrival guarantee)
UK - Royal Mail Special Delivery (live arrival guarantee)

*Orders are despatched collectively once a week every Monday. The cut-off time is Sunday 6pm (British Time), and any orders placed after the cut-off will scheduled for despatch the following Monday.*

Orders are shipped at the buyer's own risk.
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*Disclaimer: These isopods are non-poisonous and pose no harm when treated with gentle care, aligning with our commitment to the welfare of all living beings.*

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